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In addition to planning and buying healthcare, our role is also to help our patients to live long and healthy lives and to prevent ill health where possible. We encourage people to take greater responsibility for their own health, manage existing conditions better and reduce the impact that factors such as smoking, drinking alcohol, poor diet and lack of exercise may have on their health in the future.
Use our online service finder, to locate a variety of health services in your local area.
The NHS is encouraging people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland to share more information about their health and preferences to help health and social care professionals treat them.
Did you know that anyone who is currently eligible, or becomes eligible, for NHS Continuing Healthcare and Continuing Care in Children now has the right to have their own Personal Health Budget?
What is NHS continuing healthcare? NHS continuing healthcare is free care outside of hospital that is arranged and funded by the NHS. In order to receive this funding you have to be assessed by the Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) or their agent. This assessment is carried out in accordance with a legally prescribed decision making […]
The Department of Health’s Task Force Report, “Future in Mind: Promoting and improving our children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing” (Feb 2015) looked at how to make it easier for children and young people to access help and support when needed and to improve how children and young people’s mental health services are […]